American Association for the History of Medicine
Founded in 1925, the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) is a professional association of historians, physicians, nurses, archivists, curators, librarians, and others. The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields.
Congratulations to AAHM President Keith Wailoo and historians of medicine and sciences Katharine Park and Alison Bashford for being named 2021 Dan David Prize Laureates! From the Press Release: Tel Aviv – The Dan David Prize announced on Monday (Feb. 15, 2021) that medical historians Alison Bashford, Katharine Park, and Keith Wailoo are among the recipients of the […]
Congratulations to the 2020 AAHM award winners announced at the Associations’ virtual business meeting on May 9, 2020. William Osler Medal: Daniel Huang of Queens University School of Medicine for his paper, “Cyber Solace: Historicizing an Online Forum for Depression 1990-1999.” Richard H. Shryock Medal Honorable Mention: Brad Bolman of Harvard University for his essay, […]
The officers of the American Association for the History of Medicine are monitoring the spread of COVID-19, and its implications for our annual meeting. Many professional organizations have cancelled upcoming meetings. The officers are reviewing statements issued by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are in close contact […]
The AAHM is updating its repository of bibliographies. This repository is a tool to aid graduate students who are building readings lists in preparation for their qualifying examinations in fields related to the History of Medicine. We are especially seeking new contributions related to the following categories: – Health Activism – Disability History – Drug/Pharmaceutical […]